Lest We Forget - African American Military History by Researcher, 
					Author and Veteran Bennie McRae, Jr.

Legislative Analysis

by Paul LaRue

Instructor, Research History Class
Washington Senior High School
Washington Courthouse, Ohio

"Squirrel Hunter" vs. "'Black Brigade"

  1. "Squirrel Hunter" Legislation:
    1. Joint Resolution: Feb. 24, 1863
      1. Commends "Squirrel Hunters"
    2. Joint Resolution: March 4, 1863
      1. State Government pay for printing discharges for "Squirrel Hunters"
    3. Senate Joint Resolution #76: May 9, 1908
      1. All surviving "Squirrel Hunters" to receive:
      1. Printed discharge
      2. (1) month pay $13.00
      3. Name recorded by Adjutant Generals office
    4. House Joint Resolution #32: May 17, 1911
      1. find and compensate previously not recorded "Squirrel Hunters"
  2. "Black Brigade" Legislation:
    1. Senate Resolution #33: Jan 14, 1864
      1. requests Governor to provide Senate with report of "Black Brigade"
        • - Report was said to be read to Ohio Legislature and placed on record. The report exists but can not be found in the Legislative records

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Category: Research History | Subcategory: Legislative Analysis | Tags: Washington , Paul LaRue , Ohio , Black Brigade , 1863 , 1908 , 1911 , 1864
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